WhatsApp

What does online on Whatsapp mean?

WhatsApp is often a confusing mistress that leaves you wondering who is where and who has seen, read or ignored what.<p>It can all be very confusing, …

Messaging

Watch out for the Pick n Pay Whatsapp scam

DURBAN - Pick n Pay had released a statement on Facebook in response to a Pic n Pay scam on Thursday.<br>The scam was a link that people were sending to …

Durban

Facebook Pages Can Now Add Click-to-WhatsApp Buttons to Their Boosted Organic Posts

The monetization of WhatsApp by parent company Facebook took another step forward: Advertisers on Facebook can now include a button on their Facebook …

Fortune 500

WhatsApp has biggest growth among social messaging apps

WhatsApp was the big winner when it came to growth in the use of social messaging platforms in Ireland over the past three months.<p>According to the …

News (Ireland)

Click-to-WhatsApp messaging buttons are now rolling out in Facebook ads

WhatsApp has always said that it has no plans to put ads into its own app, but this is not stopping Facebook, which now owns WhatsApp, from figuring out other ways of monetizing the hugely popular messaging service. Today, Facebook is launching a new ad unit that will let businesses create a link …

Facebook

Facebook ads can now link to brands’ WhatsApp accounts

Facebook is piecing together the business side of WhatsApp in much the same way it did with Messenger.In September, WhatsApp announced verified …

Facebook

Learning From Facebook’s WhatsApp EU Privacy Challenges

Nearly one year after it was first warned its privacy practices were inadequate under European law, popular messaging platform WhatsApp has been …

Privacy

How to Save WhatsApp Status Without Taking Screenshot

WhatsApp is the best thing since sliced bread for the big part of population who believe in chatting over talking. Not only does it help save money, …

Messaging

WhatsApp: New feature will let users respond to group chat messages privately

WhatsApp has created a new messaging option called Reply Privately.<p>It’s built for group conversations and, as its name suggests, allows you to …

Technology

WhatsApp beta reveals private reply in groups coming soon, PIP mode too

WhatsApp beta adds news private replies option in group chat, PIP mode, etc.<p>WhatsApp is getting ready to add some new features, including the option …

Technology (India)

WhatsApp expected to roll out standalone business app

WhatsApp is reportedly set to roll out a standalone business app to help the businesses communicate with its customers.<p>Through its FAQ 'Chatting with …

Advertising (UK)

'One-third of teenage girls sexually harassed online'

<b>Nearly a third of teenage girls have been sexually harassed online by children their own age, a study from charity Childnet suggests.</b><p>Some 31% of girls aged 13-17 have been targeted with unwanted sexual attention, compared with 11% of boys.<p>One in 10 of the 1,559 teens interviewed reported receiving …

Gender

How does WhatsApp make money when it’s a free app?

WhatsApp is a free instant messaging service for those using standard cellular mobile numbers to send text messages, voice calls, video calls, …

Encryption

WhatsApp’s hilarious new feature lets you silence people that are annoying you

This is not a drill. We repeat. This is not a drill.<p>It’s hard to keep track of what our apps can and can’t do, with new updates and features …

WACAO is an assistant that can summarize and translate your WhatsApp chats

If you’re a heavy WhatsApp user, you know how hard it is to keep up with incoming messages – especially if you step away from your phone and group conversations for a few hours. A new assistant called WACAO (aka, Whatsapp Chat Assistant) aims to help by summarizing what you missed while you were …

Technology

22 Amazing WhatsApp Hacks That Will Revolutionise Your Chats : IOS

The text message is dead! And in its place, long live the more popular, more flexible, more user-friendly – and now entirely free – WhatsApp. With …

Amazing

How to Share Directly to WhatsApp on Android or iPhone

WhatsApp is a great app to keep in touch with friends and family across phone brands and countries, but sharing a post on Instagram hasn't always …

Gear & Gadgets

WhatsApp: New feature lets you force everyone in your group chat to stop talking and only read your messages

WhatsApp’s new Restricted Groups feature lets you force everyone else in your group to stop chatting.<p>If you’re the group admin, you – and only you, …

Messaging

Common Whatsapp Sexting Mistakes We All Make

Relationships<p>Whatsapp Sexting Mistakes<p>Never respond to a serious sex selfie with a prawn emoji<p>Leaking information that you'd rather be kept private …

Messaging

WhatsApp service resumes after worldwide outage

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Popular messaging app WhatsApp said on Thursday that users around the world had been unable to access its service for a brief period, but that access for its 1 billion daily users had since resumed.<p>The outage was most acute in northern Europe and Brazil but lasted less …

Messaging

4 Ways to Maintain Your Networking Connections

We’ve all heard the saying that your network equals your net worth. The reason the saying is so popular is because it’s absolutely true. Sometimes …

Networking

WhatsApp reportedly down in Singapore, hours after global outage

SINGAPORE - Messaging application WhatsApp appeared to be experiencing down time on Friday (Dec 1) morning, as Singapore users reported connection …

Singapore

Shaadi Invite on Whatsapp – but Where’s the Badaam and Mithai?

The wedding season brings joy to everyone. Some cherish the fact that they have found someone they want to spend the rest of their lives with, while …

Messaging

WhatsApp Beta update for Android reveals a new feature called ‘Restricted groups’

Multimedia platform <b>WhatsApp</b> has revealed a new upcoming feature in its Android Beta version 2.17.430 from its Google Play Beta channel.<p>Image credit: …

Messaging

WhatsApp testing ‘restricted groups’ feature which lets users reject, silence and ostracise friends

WhatsApp is reportedly testing a feature which will give some users a lot of power over their friends.<p>The chat app is rumoured to be working on a new …

Brutal

WhatsApp down again across the world, twitter reacts

File: It appears WhatsApp has been experiencing technical issues from 9pm SAST across Middle East, Africa, Europe and South America. Photo: …

News (South Africa)

WhatsApp crashed again last night

CAPE TOWN - Instant messaging app, WhatsApp has crashed for the second time during November, leaving thousands of users frustrated worldwide. The …

Trends

Design24 » ‘The Constitution guarantees certain freedoms’

Contributed by: ArchforArch Editor<br>Dec 1st 2017<p>Songezo Ralarala says the Constitution is a set of ideals the government and everyone in SA needs to …

South African Politics

Why You Should Never, Ever Swipe Up To Close WhatsApp On Your Phone

So you've left your charger at home and have a whole day of work ahead of you? You're a mug, mate. But no worries: just double tap your home button and swipe up at some unnecessary background apps that are draining too much energy.<p>Except you might want to leave one of those little icons well …

Messaging

WhatsApp down: Messaging app breaks for users across the world

WhatsApp stopped working in what appeared to be a mystery outage.<p>The app was not sending or receiving messages and the independent website Down …

Technology